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Frontotemporal dementia syndromes / ed. HODGES, John R..
Cambridge University Press, 2007, xii, 334 p.

Collection : Medicine

Lieux géographiques
: Royaume-Uni

Mots-clés principaux
:
Démence fronto-temporale

Mots-clés secondaires : Épidémiologie ; Comorbidité ; Neuropsychologie ; Imagerie cérébrale ; Neuropathologie ; Histologie ; Facteur génétique ; Psychothérapie

Résumé :

In the past decade there have been enormous advances in our understanding of frontotemporal dementia and related syndromes. The impetus for these advances has come from a number of directions including genetic discoveries, new approaches to neuroimaging and improved neuropsychological understanding of the cognitive aspects of the condition. Frontotemporal Dementia Syndromes provides a much needed review of the current status of our knowledge of these syndromes. The book starts with chapters reviewing the history of the condition and describes the presenting clinical, neuropsychiatric and neuropsychological features, before reviewing, in detail, the areas of greatest recent research progress. The book concludes with a chapter proposing a multidisciplinary approach to patient management. Frontotemporal Dementia Syndromes will be essential reading for neurologists, psychologists, psychiatrists and other clinicians interested in cognitive and behavioural disorders, as well as to basic scientists working in the area of neurodegeneration.


Illustrations : ill.
Langue : Anglais
Doc n° : 24435 ISBN / ISSN : 9780521854771
NumRec : 2443503
 

       

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